IPL Laser Rosacea
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IPL / BBL for rosacea
These light based treatments can be very effective for the redness and flushing component of rosacea. By treating the blood vessels, the vascular response is diminished. We have seen dramatic results for patients with rosacea even in patient who were suffering from stinging and burning from their rosacea . After several treatments their symptoms were gone. Please note the worse your rosacea, the more treatments you will need for optimal results. Lastly, none of the laser or light based devices will "cure" you of rosacea . We are just treating one part of the problem and your genetic backgorund and environmental exposure, diet and UV exposure will be important to keep things in check.
IPL is an excellent choice for facial redness, and the fact that you are fair skinned makes the choice of doing a laser procedure even better since you are at low risk of complications. You will likely need a series of 6-8 treatments spaced a month apart each, and should place on being out of the sun immediately before and after these treatments.
Another very effective option is the flash-lamp pulsed dye laser (FLPD) at 585 or 595nm. The most current and effective FLPD laser on the market is the "V-Beam". This is the gold standard to facial vessels and rosacea, although, some would argue that IPL can give you very comparable results.
After you get your rosacea treated, the effect should last about 1 year plus or minus. It is NOT uncommon to have to return for yearly or even semi-annual touchups. Please discuss your laser and the treatment plan thoroughly with your physician before beginning your sessions. Best of luck!
IPL is great for treating redness
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IPL is an appropriate treatment for the redness of rosacea. Most patients have triggers that activate their rosacea, such as alcohol, spicy foods, sun, heat and cold wind. Avoidance of your triggers determines how long the redness stays away. Consult your dermatologist for rosacea treatment.
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When the appropriate settings are used on the right skin type, IPL can be very effective in improving the appearance of redness and blood vessels associated with rosacea. I most commonly use IPL for rosacea and get gratifying results. Unfortunately there is a component of rosacea that is genetic, as well as many triggers that can make it worse, therefore rosacea has an inherent tendency to want to recur. At this time there is nothing that can change that. An IPL 2-3 times a year iswhat I generally tell my patients they may want to consider to keep their rosacea under control. I hope this helps!
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